Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues busts some common myths about tennis racquets and strings. Myth 1 – The thickness of the frame has an impact on the ball. In fact, if the ball is hit properly, the ball never touches the frame. The only point of contact is the string bed. Myth 2 – More … Read more Tennis Stringing Myths Busted
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues gives his advice on when and why you should change your tennis strings. Option 1 – Scheduled Changes If you play three times a week, you may choose to schedule your string changes along the lines of three times per season. This is especially effective for players who are concerned … Read more When and Why You Should Change Your Tennis Strings
Outdoor tennis players often follow the pros with their string choices. However, this only makes sense if the pros are playing in same climate. For players in Calgary where it is often cool, it makes no sense to use the same string as a pro appearing in 40+ degree heat at the Australian Open. As … Read more Best Tennis String for Calgary’s Climate
Tennis players seldom think about this, but ambient temperature has a major impact on stringbed stiffness, performance. and durability. For indoor tennis players, this is not a major issue. It’s pretty much the same temperature indoors on the tennis courts at The Riverside Club in January as it is in July. For outdoor players, however, … Read more Stringing for Calgary’s Climate
Martin from Washington asks: “I’m told I can save money by buying tennis string online and then having my racquet strung locally by a discount stringer. I see that most packages contain 40 feet of string. How many times can I string my racquet with one package of string?” There are actually two different issues … Read more How Much String Should I Buy?